It is becoming more and more clear that there is no incompatibility between...– Fabio Barbosa former CEO of Santander Brasil (This statement couldn’t be more relevant to healthcare technology companies)
I think the biggest innovations of the 21st century will be at the intersection...– Steve Jobs biography
iPharmacy is the no.1 paid medical app available on the iTunes. Priced at $0.99 (US) or £0.69 (UK) this app has attracted over 1 million downloads! What does it do? The app allows users to identify unknown pills by entering some characteristics of the pill like shape and colour. The app also allows users to view drug safety information on the go. You can rate and comment on drugs as well as...
The end result will be that every willing patient is a research patient and...– David Cameron (December 2011) - Speaking on opening up NHS patient records for research purposes BBC NEWS
Visualisation of data is key. This video shows a great example of translating medical data. Clinical notes and test results must be accessible and understandable by consumers. If i get a blood test I want to be able to interpret the results independently as well as in partnership with my physician.
Asthmapolis, this simple yet powerful platform is an excellent example of the new, patient-centered healthcare paradigm. Its core is a GPS mounted rescue inhaler, which sends a signal to an external server with the exact time and location of use. This allows patients to track their attacks, physicians to monitor their patients’ symptoms, epidemiologists to observe prevalence and scientists to...
Today was the final day of the mHealth Summit,held in Washington D.C. The programme was focused on business, clinical research and policy perspectives of mobile health. One of the Keynote speakers that caught our attentionwas U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius. In her talk, Sebelius acknowledged that the U.S. government has ‘a critical role as a catalyst’ to encourage...